Month: June 2014

ARC Book Review-The Captive by Grace Burrowes

ARC Book Review-The Captive by Grace Burrowes

Posted June 30, 2014 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

The Captive by Grace Burrowes Also in this series: The Traitor, The Laird Series: Captive Hearts #1 Published by Sourcebooks Casablanca on July 1st 2014 Genres: Historical Romance, Regency Era Pages: 439 Format: Paperback Source: Library ISBN: 1402278780     He’ll never be free… Captured and tortured by the French, Christian Severn, Duke of Mercia, survives by vowing to take revenge on his tormentors. Before the duke can pursue his version of justice, Gillian, Countess of Greendale, reminds him that his small daughter has suffered much in his absence, and needs her papa desperately. Until he surrenders his heart… Gilly […]

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Quote Tastic (6) The Proposal…kind of…

Quote Tastic (6) The Proposal…kind of…

Posted June 30, 2014 by Loverofromance in Quote Tastic / 0 Comments

Join us every Monday and share a favorite quote that’s grabbed you for one reason or another. Everyone’s welcome to join in – authors, bloggers, readers. The more the merrier! Just grab the button and put up your post 🙂 Don’t have a blog? No worries, just leave your favorites in the comment section. Quote-tastic is hosted by Herding Cats & Burning Soup  My Choice For The Week: I included two-because they just go together and are priceless. This book is my all time favorite of the series, although I love them all…there is so much witty humor and engaging […]

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Lusting For Covers (120) To Pleasure A Prince

Lusting For Covers (120) To Pleasure A Prince

Posted June 29, 2014 by Loverofromance in Lusting For Covers / 0 Comments

Lusting for Covers is a meme found on TBQ so come and join in on this fun meme!!! 1- Take the graphic (left) to use on your post. Remember to give credit to the original host (TBQ). 2- Choose your own book cover that you’ve fallen in “lust” with in the past week. It can be new, old, a reprint, or even a book that is not yet out– it’s all up to you! If you find a cover that catches your eye, then showcase it on your blog, and let others see the pretty covers out there. 3- Copy […]

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Short Book Review-If The Slipper Fits

Short Book Review-If The Slipper Fits

Posted June 27, 2014 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

If the Slipper Fits by Olivia Drake Also in this series: Stroke of Midnight, Abducted by a Prince, The Scandalous Flirt Series: Cinderella Sisterhood #1 Published by St. Martin’s Paperbacks on May 22nd 2012 Genres: Historical Romance, Fairy Tales Pages: 341 Format: Paperback Source: Library ISBN: 1250001773     Will she have her happily ever after? Is This Love Real? Raised in a girls’ school, Annabelle Quinn longs for the world outside the walls of the academy. When she’s hired as the governess to an orphaned duke, Annabelle never expects the child’s breathtakingly handsome guardian to capture her imagination—or her […]

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Throwback Thursday (36) Historical Romance Edition: Lady Sophia’s Lover

Throwback Thursday (36) Historical Romance Edition: Lady Sophia’s Lover

Posted June 26, 2014 by Loverofromance in Throwback Thursday / 0 Comments

Throwback Thursday is a new meme hosted by Buried Under Romance and Love Saves The World, and since I just love Historical Romance I decided to participate. What Is Throwback Thursday? Traditionally, Throwback Thursday celebrates nostalgia, asking participants to post a personal photo or image from their past–usually from 5 to 10 years ago. There are a lot of book blogs that also do a book related Throwback Thursday. Here Are The Rules: 1. It must be posted on a Thursday. 2. It must be a historical romance novel published before October 3, 2008 Why is Lady Sophia looking for […]

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Book Review-The Sword by Jean Johnson

Book Review-The Sword by Jean Johnson

Posted June 26, 2014 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

The Sword by Jean Johnson Series: Sons of Destiny #1 Published by Berkley Trade on February 6th 2007 Pages: 313 Format: Paperback Source: Library ISBN: 0425214400     The first novel of the Sons of Destiny…a romantic tale of magic, superstition, and a love that transcends dimensions. Eight brothers, born in four sets of twins, two years apart to the day-they fulfill the Curse of Eight Prophecy. To avoid tempting their destiny, the brothers are exiled to Nightfall Island, a land where women are strictly forbidden. But, when the youngest of the mage-brothers rescues a woman from another universe, their […]

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Book Review-The Vampire King by Heather Killovgh Walden

Book Review-The Vampire King by Heather Killovgh Walden

Posted June 22, 2014 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

The Vampire King by Heather Killough-Walden Series: The Kings #1 Published by Tantor Audio on February 5th 2012 Genres: Paranormal Romance, Vampires Narrator: Antony Ferguson Length: 7 Hours and 18 Mins Format: Audiobook Source: Self Purchased     It was immediate for Roman. In three thousand years, he’d never lost control of his emotions, or his heart. But the moment he laid eyes on Evelynne Farrow, he knew she was the woman who haunted his dreams. And everything changed. Everything. Evie Farrow has always loved a good vampire romance. In fact, she makes a living writing them. While sitting in […]

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Book Review-Once Upon a Highland Autumn by Lecia Cornwall

Book Review-Once Upon a Highland Autumn by Lecia Cornwall

Posted June 22, 2014 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

I received this book for free from Avon in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Once Upon a Highland Autumn by Lecia Cornwall Also in this series: Once Upon a Highland Christmas Series: Once Upon A Highland Season #2 Published by Avon Impulse on June 17th 2014 Genres: Historical Romance, Scottish Highlands Pages: 432 Format: eARC Source: Avon ISBN: 006232845X     Megan McNabb would do anything to get out of marrying a man she does not love—even handfasting for a year and a day with an […]

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Book Review-Night Embrace by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Book Review-Night Embrace by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Posted June 21, 2014 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Night Embrace by Sherrilyn Kenyon Published by St. Martin’s Press on April 1st 2010 Genres: Paranormal Romance, Vampires, Mythology Pages: 334 Format: Paperback Source: Library     Dear Reader, Life is great for me. I have my chicory coffee, my warm beignets, and my best friend on the cell phone. Once the sun goes down, I am the baddest thing prowling the night: I command the elements, and I know no fear. For centuries, I’ve protected the innocent and watched over the mankind, making sure they are safe in a world where nothing is ever certain. All I want in […]

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Book Review-Why Dukes Say I Do by Manda Collins

Book Review-Why Dukes Say I Do by Manda Collins

Posted June 20, 2014 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Why Dukes Say I Do by Manda Collins Also in this series: Once Upon a Christmas Kiss, Why Earls Fall in Love, Why Lords Lose Their Hearts Series: Wicked Widows #1 Published by St. Martin’s Paperbacks on July 30th 2013 Genres: Historical Romance, Regency Era Pages: 352 Format: Paperback Source: Library ISBN: 1250023831     Even in London society—where everyone knows what you did last season—you never know who’s next in line to walk down the aisle, in Why Dukes Say I Do… TRUE LOVE IS OFTEN FOUND With her whirlwind social life in London, Lady Isabella Wharton has little […]

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Book Review-Striking Distance by Pamela Clare

Book Review-Striking Distance by Pamela Clare

Posted June 19, 2014 by Loverofromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Striking Distance by Pamela Clare Also in this series: Breaking Point Series: I-Team #6 Published by Berkley on November 5th 2013 Genres: Contemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense Pages: 384 Format: Paperback Source: Library     Her past is a secret—even to her.Discovering it will be the most dangerous move of her life. TV reporter Laura Nilsson, known as the “Baghdad Babe,” spent eighteen months in an Al Qaeda compound after being kidnapped live on the air. Two years later, she’s still wondering why. No rescue mission in Javier Corbray’s fourteen years as a Navy SEAL affected him the way Laura’s rescue […]

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Book Review-The Macgregor’s Lady by Grace Burrowes

Book Review-The Macgregor’s Lady by Grace Burrowes

Posted June 15, 2014 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

The MacGregor’s Lady by Grace Burrowes Also in this series: The Bridegroom Wore Plaid Series: MacGregors #3 Published by Sourcebooks Casablanca on February 4th 2014 Genres: Historical Romance, Scottish Highlands Pages: 406 Format: Paperback Source: Library ISBN: 1402268726     Asher MacGregor has returned from years wandering the Canadian wilderness to assume an earldom he’s avoided, and to seek a bride he does not want. He’s saddled with an additional family obligation in the form of Boston heiress Hannah Cooper, whom he is to escort about the London ballrooms so she might find an English husband. Hannah is no more […]

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Book Review-Marked by the Vampire by Cynthia Eden

Book Review-Marked by the Vampire by Cynthia Eden

Posted June 15, 2014 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Marked by the Vampire by Cynthia Eden Series: Purgatory #2 on June 9th 2014 Genres: Paranormal Romance, Vampires Format: Paperback Source: Library     New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Cynthia Eden invites readers to a dark paranormal world… Vampires exist. So do werewolves. The creatures that you fear in the darkness? They’re all real. And the baddest of the paranormals…those who love to hurt humans…they’re sent to Purgatory, the only paranormal prison in the U.S. His job is to stop the monsters. Deadly forces are at work within Purgatory. The monsters are joining together—and their plans have […]

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Book Review-Vixen in Velvet

Book Review-Vixen in Velvet

Posted June 14, 2014 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

I received this book for free from Avon in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Vixen in Velvet by Loretta Chase Also in this series: Silk Is for Seduction Series: The Dressmakers #3 Published by Avon on June 24th 2014 Genres: Historical Romance, Regency Era Pages: 384 Format: eARC Source: Avon ISBN: 0062100327     From the Diary of Leonie Noirot: The perfect corset should invite its undoing . . . Lethally charming Simon Fairfax, Marquess of Lisburne, has reluctantly returned to London for one reason only: […]

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Book Review-Lady Windermere’s Lover by Miranda Neville

Book Review-Lady Windermere’s Lover by Miranda Neville

Posted June 12, 2014 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

I received this book for free from Avon in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Lady Windermere’s Lover by Miranda Neville Also in this series: The Duke of Dark Desires Series: The Wild Quartet #3 Published by Avon on June 24th 2014 Genres: Historical Romance, Regency Era Pages: 384 Format: eARC Source: Avon ISBN: 0062243322     Hell hath no fury . . . Damian, Earl of Windermere, rues the day he drunkenly gambled away his family’s estate and was forced into marriage to reclaim it. Now, […]

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Book Review-Air Bound by Christine Feehan

Book Review-Air Bound by Christine Feehan

Posted June 12, 2014 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Air Bound by Christine Feehan Also in this series: Water Bound, Bound Together Series: Sisters of the Heart #3 Published by Jove on May 27th 2014 Genres: Paranormal Romance, Psychic Abilities Pages: 400 Format: eBook ISBN: 0515154636     The sisters of Sea Haven, bound by the heart and the magical power of the elements, return in this soul-stirring new novel from Christine Feehan, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Spirit Bound… For as far back as she can remember, Airiana Ridell has always been aware of her extraordinary gift. She can intuit revealing and illuminating ‘patterns’ in the […]

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Book Review-The Chase by Lynsay Sands

Book Review-The Chase by Lynsay Sands

Posted June 10, 2014 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

The Chase by Lynsay Sands Series: The Deed #3 Published by Leisure Books on December 1st 2004 Genres: Historical Romance, Medieval Era Pages: 374 Format: Paperback Source: Library ISBN: 0843953241     It wasn’t her first choice, for Seonaid Dunbar had, like her brother, been trained as a Scottish warrior at her father’s knee; but fleeing to an abbey was clearly preferable to whacking on Blake Sherwell with her sword — which she’d happily do before wedding the man. No, she’d not walk weakly to the slaughter, dutifully pledge troth to anyone the English court called “Angel.” Fair hair and […]

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Book Review-The Wolf Who Loved Me by Lydia Dare

Book Review-The Wolf Who Loved Me by Lydia Dare

Posted June 9, 2014 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

The Wolf Who Loved Me by Lydia Dare Also in this series: Wolfishly Yours Series: Westfield Wolves #5 Published by Sourcebooks Casablanca on April 1st 2012 Genres: Historical Romance, Paranormal Romance, Shape Shifting, Creatures-Wolves, Regency Era Pages: 376 Format: Paperback Source: Library ISBN: 1402263465     Regency England Has Gone to the Wolves! Lady Madeline Hayburn Has Money Problems… Specifically, she has so much of it that she’s dogged by fortune hunters, including her bewilderingly attractive, penniless neighbor, with his wild nature and uncouth manners. Weston Hadley Has An Identity Crisis… Specifically, he’s just turned into a wolf while Madeline […]

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Book Review-The Viper by Monica McCarty

Book Review-The Viper by Monica McCarty

Posted June 8, 2014 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

The Viper by Monica McCarty Also in this series: The Raider, The Saint, The Recruit, The Arrow Series: Highland Guard #4 Published by Ballantine Books on October 18th 2011 Genres: Historical Romance, Scottish Highlands, Medieval Era Pages: 381 Format: Paperback Source: Library ISBN: 0345528395     The war for Scotland’s sovereignty rages on—as Robert the Bruce is crowned king and the Highland Guard, his elite fighting force of legendary warriors, battle for land . . . and love. Prized for his snake-like stealth and deadly strikes, Lachlan “Viper” MacRuairi is a warrior to enlist but not to trust. His only […]

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Book Review-The Scotsman by Julianna Garnett

Book Review-The Scotsman by Julianna Garnett

Posted June 7, 2014 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

The Scotsman by Juliana Garnett Published by Fanfare on October 14th 1998 Genres: Historical Romance, Medieval Era, Scottish Highlands Pages: 388 Format: Paperback Source: Library ISBN: 0553576275     Follow this extraordinarily talented writer into a wild, romantic land of mists and mountains, where a rebellious Scots lord and a defiant English beauty surrender to a reckless passion that could destroy them both… SHE WAS HIS SWORN ENEMY – AND THE WOMAN HE DARED TO LOVEProud and fierce, Alexander Fraser fights for the lands and title the English stole from his family – and for the Scots dream of freedom. […]

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